20 April 1921

8th Parliament · 1st Session

The President (Senator theHon. T. Givens) took the chair at 3 p.m., and readprayers.

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Positionof Ministry

Senator PEARCE:
Minister for Defence ยท Western Australia ยท NAT

.- On Friday last the Senate adjourned, as was indicated by the Leader of the Government in this Chamber, to enable the Government to consider the position created in another place. A statement isbeing made, and certain action taken, in another place to-day, and until the result is known it would not be right for the Government to present any business in this Chamber, I therefore move -

Thatthe Senate do now adjourn.

Question resolved in the affirmative.

Senate adjourned at 3.2 p.m.

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